Presented on Wednesday, October 12, 1988 at Temple B'nai Israel (900 West Water Street, Elmira, NY).
Professor Carl Dolmetsch of the College of William and Mary's English Department will speak on "Mark Twain and the Jews." Dr. Dolmetsch recently completed a sabbatical in Vienna where he conducted research for a book in progress on Mark Twain in Europe. He has served as a visiting scholar at a number of West German universities and has published books, articles, and reviews on American literature. Professor Dolmetsch is also a music critic and opera critic whose reviews have been published in Toronto, London, and West Berlin as well as in the United States. In addition to his public talk, he will give guest classes in English and American Studies courses at Elmira College under the auspices of the Center's Distinguished Academic Visitors Program.